Overview of the Organization:
Chhaya is the only South Asian and Indo-Caribbean Community Development Corporation (CDC) in the nation. Our mission is to build community power, housing stability, and economic well-being of the South Asian and Indo-Caribbean communities in New York. Since our founding in 2000, Chhaya has helped prevent hundreds of foreclosures; assisted first-time homebuyers in obtaining thousands of dollars in down-payment assistance, led the basement legalization campaign in New York City, provided individuals with key immigration services to better navigate daily life, empowered families with financial management tools and skills, and fostered the civic engagement of thousands of South Asian and Indo-Caribbean New Yorkers. As a leader in New York City’s housing and economic justice sector, Chhaya is poised for significant organizational growth and development. Our main office is in Jackson Heights and we have a second location in Richmond Hill – two neighborhoods with vibrant South Asian and Indo-Caribbean communities.
Summary of the Position:
Chhaya’s Finance Associate will be responsible for managing the financial activities of the organization, including but not limited to financial analysis and planning, accounting operations and reporting, budgeting, and external audits. As part of the finance team, the Finance Associate will work in partnership with the management team, CPA accountants, and the board finance committee to manage our finances, ensure accurate and timely reporting, and dependable budgeting and forecasting. This role will work with other departments to build and strengthen systems that underpin organizational success. This role will have key operational responsibilities for administration, finance, and people operations. The Finance Associate will also help support the management of some of Chhaya’s key relationships including the board of directors, funders (government, foundations, corporations, and individuals), key vendors and consultants, and partner organizations.
This role reports to the Managing Director.
Salary Range: $45,000 – $55,000
To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and two references to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Finance Associate – Application”.
Applications will be accepted until August 15, 2022.
Chhaya CDC is an equal opportunity organization that celebrates and embraces diversity. Chhaya does not discriminate on the basis of caste, race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, or any other identities covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and organizational need.
37-43 77th St, 2nd Floor, Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Contact: 718.478.3848; email@example.com
Richmond Hill Center:
121-18 Liberty Avenue, 2nd Floor, Richmond Hill, NY 11419
Contact: 718.374.3371; firstname.lastname@example.org
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